North Georgia College & State University invites community members interested in international affairs to participate in Great Decisions, an annual discussion program produced by the Foreign Policy Association.
North Georgia is presenting the Great Decisions discussion series, beginning Feb. 15 through April 7 in Hall County and Forsyth County.The series offers participants the opportunity to explore global issues impacting our economy and world politics with the university’s expert faculty members.
All sessions will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Participation is free and open to the public. In Hall County, the series will be held at the Gainesville Civic Center, located at 830 Green Street in Gainesville. The series will be held in Forsyth County at the Sharon Forks Library at 2820 Old Atlanta Road in Cumming.
The Foreign Policy Association publishes briefing books with articles about each of the topics for Great Decisions. These are not required for participation, but, for those who would like a copy, they will be available at the presentations for $20. The books may also be ordered online through the Foreign Policy Association.
For more information, call 706-864-1547.
Dr. Tamara Spike , Associate Professor of History
Feb. 15, Cumming
Feb. 17, Gainesville
U.S. National Security
Dr. Chris Jespersen , Dean of the School of Arts & Letters
Feb. 22, Cumming
Feb. 24, Gainesville
Horn of Africa
Dr. Tim May, Head of the Department of History & Philosophy
March 1, Cumming
March 3, Gainesville
Responding to the Financial Crisis
Dr. Dlynn Armstrong-Williams, Director of the Center for Global Engagement
March 8, Cumming
March 10, Gainesville
Dr. Richard Byers , Associate Professor of History
March 14, Cumming
March 17, Gainesville
Sanctions and Nonproliferation
Dr. J.T. Kwon, Assistant Professor of Political Science
March 22, Cumming
March 24, Gainesville
Dr. John Miner, Assistant Professor of Political Science
March 29, Cumming
March 31, Gainesville
Dr. Cristian Harris, Associate Professor of Political Science
April 5, Cumming
April 7, Gainesville